Amanda Daniels

Gifted and talented teacher, Amanda Daniels, has been selected to the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Daniels is one of 13 school leaders from across the state selected to the 2021-2022 Emerging Leaders Class.

Daniels has served as an elementary teacher for 13 years, teaching Kindergarten through fifth grade, and joined Team Melissa in 2018. Last fall, she began serving as the facilitator for Melissa elementary students in the G/T program.

The TATG Emerging Leaders Program is designed to provide district G/T coordinators the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively with school staff, parents, students, and the community to positively impact the development of appropriate education services for G/T students.

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